Unpacking Regional Localisation Opportunities
30 March 2020
Over the past quarter, the DAC has undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the import basket of KZN-based Tier 1s and has been able to map out challenges and opportunities to import replacement in the region.
DAC Graduate Development Programme
21 April 2020
The Durban Automotive Cluster Graduate Development Programme (GDP) aims to equip new entrants with the skills for success in the automotive industry and to bridge the gap between tertiary education and the demanding work environment of the automotive manufacturing sector.
TRACE: Team Leader Training
March – May 2020
Process efficiency, labour productivity and competitiveness improvement are some of the benefits of developing a Lean manufacturing culture. Team leaders and supervisors play a critical role in applying these principles and deepening the values of continuous improvement.
DAC Manufacturing Excellence Programme 2020
The Durban Automotive Cluster’s Manufacturing Excellence Programme is a strategic initiative aimed to fast track competitiveness and assist firms in implementing Lean, world-class manufacturing systems and processes.
DAC 2020 Programme Highlights
The DAC facilitates regular activities to support the mutual competitiveness of the KZN automotive manufacturing sector.
DAC Quality Management Mentorship Initiative
The costs associated with poor quality contribute significantly to a firm’s waste costs and inhibit greater competitiveness and localisation. In line with the DAC strategy to advance the competitiveness of supplier operations to assist firms with quality management and competitiveness improvement, the cluster is making an application to Senior Experten Service (SES), Germany’s leading volunteering organisation for retired experts, to strengthen process discipline around quality management and to support firms with the attainment of quality certifications.